Let the name game begin.
Some were obvious, like "King James" for LeBron James and "D. Wade" for Dwyane Wade, but others weren't so straightforward. For instance, Michael Beasley got "B Easy" and Mario Chalmers was wearing "Rio."
The Heat's full list:Ray Allen: J. Shuttlesworth
The Nets and Heat will play wearing these jerseys with nicknames on the back tonight. pic.twitter.com/0SQuUFJPwa— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 10, 2014
Here's the Nets' list:Andray Blatche: Dray Live
Also for the Nets, Andrei Kirilenko's nickname was his last name in Russian.